Lois Allen Cash

September 11, 1943November 4, 2018

Lois Allen Cash, 75, of Amherst, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018. She was the devoted wife of Roy Manaway Cash for fifty-eight years. Born September 11, 1943 in Amherst County, she was the daughter of the late William Hunter Allen Sr. and Evelyn Coffey Allen and was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Leroy Campbell. Lois helped Roy run and manage Roy M. Cash Builders for fifty years and was also co-owner of Crossroads Market in Amherst County. She was a member of Clifford Baptist Church. In addition to her husband, Lois is survived by two daughters, Cynthia Lois Cash Gowen and husband David and Stephania Janel Cash Myers, both of Amherst; four sisters, Shelby Allen Campbell of Madison Heights, Barbara Allen Layne and husband Johnny of Amherst, Gay Allen Stinnett and husband Butch, and Fay Allen Mays and husband Elwood, all of Amherst; one brother, William Hunter Allen, Jr. and wife Cindy of Salem and three grandchildren, Brittani Lynn Gowen, Kimberly Nicole Myers, and Tiffany Diana Myers, all of Amherst. Lois is also survived by her mother-in-law, Eunice Cash Stevens of Amherst; sister-in-law, Phyllis Cash Campbell and husband Kifferly, all of Amherst and a special cousin, Betty Sue Jennings of Madison Heights. A service to celebrate Lois’s life will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Clifford Baptist Church with Dr. Michael Fitzgerald officiating. Interment will follow at Amherst Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Clifford Baptist Church and other times at the residence. The family wishes to send many thanks to the doctors and staff that took care of Lois, during her illness. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider Clifford Baptist Church or Mountain Mission School, 1760 Edgewater Drive, Grundy, VA 24614 ( To send online condolences to the family, please visit Whitten Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Monelison Chapel is serving the family.


  • Roy Manaway Cash, Husband
  • William Hunter Allen Sr., Father
  • Evelyn Coffey Allen, Mother
  • Cynthia Lois Cash Gowen, Daughter
  • Stephania Janel Cash Myers, Daughter
  • Shelby Allen Campbell, Sister
  • Barbara Allen Layne, Sister
  • Gay Allen Stinnett, Sister
  • Fay Allen Mays, Sister
  • William Hunter Allen Jr., Brother
  • Brittani Lynn Gowen, Granddaughter
  • Kimberly Nicole Myers, Granddaughter
  • Tiffany Diana Myers, Granddaughter
  • Lois is also survived by her mother-in-law, Eunice Cash Stevens; sister-in-law, Phyllis Cash Campbell and husband Kifferly, and a special cousin, Betty Sue Jennings.


  • Visitation Wednesday, November 7, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, November 8, 2018

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Kimberly White-Geremia

November 10, 2018

Thinking of you Stephania and remembering your sweet Mom today. Prayers to you all.

Michael Ondrick

November 9, 2018

A wonderful lady, so sorry I couldn't be there for her memorial. Lois was a school mate of my mother . So very fortunate to have know this Lady.
Prayers and thoughts are with her family.

Tammy M. Jarvis

November 7, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Sending our love,
Barbara Morris
Travis & Holly

Tony Stinnett

November 7, 2018

So sorry for your loss, prayers to the family and friends. Lois will be missed by all she was a great woman.

Faye Jennings Fulton

November 7, 2018

When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.

Daisy Hill

November 7, 2018

Roy and family so sorry to hear of Lois passing away. Fond memories of us growing up together up in Burley Hollow. My heart and love go out to all of you!

Janice Dunleay

November 6, 2018

Lois was an angel one earth. I never saw her without that smile and love in eyes. She put others first with love and compassion. Roy and CIndy, my heart is with you at this sad time. I hope that you find comfort in all the beautiful and happy memories you shared as a family.

Betty Sue Bryant

November 5, 2018

To the family,
My love and prayers I give to you as you walk through this difficult time. I know you all hold the most wonderful and dearest memories and LOVE of Lois and time spent together. I will always remember her and the family from my childhood on. You are all a very special family and I treasure my many memories. God hold you in his tender care as you walk together in the days ahead. She was truly an Angel and may you find comfort in knowing she has made her way home.
Betty Sue Bryant